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Senior Care: 5 Benefits of Staying Hydrated This Summer

June 13, 2018

senior-care-by-drinking-waterDuring the hot summer months, one of the simplest yet most overlooked necessities is proper hydration. This is especially true when it comes to senior care. The elderly or those suffering from certain health conditions are particularly susceptible to dehydration. While it’s no surprise that drinking plenty of fresh water can help keep dehydration at bay, drinking more water also has additional health benefits that may make that boring glass of water seem a little more exciting! Did you know that adding an extra glass or two of cool ice water a day can help: Ease Joint Pain and Stiffness. Water lubricates and relaxes joints. If you or a loved one suffers from arthritis or chronic joint discomfort, increasing your water intake can help relieve daily aches and pains, and in turn, improve your quality of life. Maintain a Comfortable Temperature. If you suffer from extreme highs in body temperature or excess sweating during the summer months, drinking more water can help keep you cool by lowering your body temperature. Water works as a regulator to help balance your system and cool you down if you get too hot. Try keeping a glass of ice water with you wherever you go to maintain a co

July 7, 2017

Let’s face it, a trip to the doctor’s office is not usually an occasion any of us look forward to. And many seniors find themselves in predicaments where a traditional trip to the doctor’s office just isn’t ideal. For some people, leaving the house might not be the best option, and for seasonal residents, finding a new primary physician for a few months could be a tedious process. This is where Visiting Physicians of the Treasure Coast steps in. The idea behind visiting doctors, that is a group of physicians who visit patients in the comfort of home, is an attractive concept for many reasons. Visiting Doctors relieve much of the worry associated with the doctor’s office itself, making the visit a much more enjoyable and personalized experience for both the patient and their loved ones.visiting doctors Visiting Physicians of the Treasure Coast is an ideal option for seasonal residents whose primary doctor is out of state or if a patient’s condition hinders him or her from leaving the home easily. Visiting doctors can perform many of the same tests and procedures in a patient’s home that can be performed in a traditional office setting, making visiting doctors both convenient and practical. Our board certified physici

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